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Save Mangroves

If you know the pivotal role played by mangroves then you must keep your eyes open for those who harm them.

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Save Trees

Trees are valuable for the existence of any living creature on earth. They are the ground troops on an environmental frontline.

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Fight Noise Pollution

Noise can be defined as a non-harmonious or discordant group of sounds. It is a serious health hazard.

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ABOUT CAT

The Conservation Action Trust is a registered non-profit organization formed to protect the environment, particularly forests and wildlife. The main purpose of the Trust is to educate and enlighten decision makers and the public about the importance of forests for our survival. The role of forests in protecting the water security of the country is one of the major thrust areas of CAT.

CAT is dedicated to provide assistance in the form of technical information, legal advice, aid and equipment to all those who are confronting environmental problems. At the helm of CAT is Mr. Debi Goenka. Mr. Debi Goenka has been connected with nature since as early as his college days. With more than 35 years of experience, he has been determinedly working for conservation and protection of the environment.

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APPLICATION FOR BAN OF DICLOFENAC USE AS A VETERINARY DRUG – FOR THE PROTECTION OF VULTURES

The dramatic decrease in the population of three of India’s eight Vulture species has been of great concern...
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CARRYING CAPACITY OF MUMBAI CITY

CAT collaborated with various other interested parties a study to assess the carrying capacity of Mumbai city. This...
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COAL KILLS – AN ASSESSMENT OF DEATH AND DISEASE CAUSED BY INDIA’S DIRTIEST ENERGY SOURCE

Debi Goenka and Sarath Guttikunda Globally, it is well established that emissions from coal-fired power are responsible for...
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COAL KILLS: HEALTH IMPACTS OF AIR POLLUTION FROM INDIA’S COAL POWER EXPANSION

As the 3rd largest economy in the world with more than a billion people, the supply of power...
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CONSERVATION OF MANGROVES

Mangroves are evergreen forest found extensively in the estuarine regions where mud-flats are wide and gently sloping. Besides...
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Judgement in PIL 87 of 2006 dated 17 September 2018

On 17th September 2018, the Divisional Bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Riyaz Chagla of the High Court of...
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LION TRANSLOCATION PROJECT

India is home to the only remaining population of the Asiatic Lion in the wild. The range of...
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MANGROVE WETLAND CENTRE

CAT spearheaded in proposing a Mangrove Wetland Centre in Mumbai. A landmark partnership between the Conservation Action Trust...
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MATHERAN

Continuous degradation of the forests within Matheran’s Ecosensitive area (ESA) has been observed at an alarming rate. CAT’s advocacy...
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MELGHAT TIGER RESERVE

The Maharashtra Government had taken a decision to denotify about 500 square km of forests from the Melghat...
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MUMBAI MAROONED – AN ENQUIRY INTO MUMBAI’S FLOODS 2005

CAT convened the “Concerned Citizens’ Commission – an Enquiry into Mumbai’s floods 2005”.  The CCC report is based...
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RENEWABLE ENERGY – SATPUDA TIGER LANDSCAPE

CAT has been working for conserving and protecting the tiger and tiger habitats and reducing the tiger-human conflict....
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Environmental campaigner Debi Goenka supports ‘Save Bharat Van’

Times News Network, 22 April 2019 Link to the news article
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Against SC orders, state gives away Rs 7 cr forest land for free

Vijay Pinjarkar, Times News Network, 20 April 2019 Link to the news article  
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A Police State in Forests?

Debi Goenka, Indian Legal, 14 April 2019 Link to the article Above: The proposed amendments would enable higher immunity for use...
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Eight questions (and answers) about Mumbai’s fragile coastline

Sejal Mehta, The Hindu, 12 April 2019 Link to the news article Water way: Coral species from (top) Back Bay...
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Experts: Expediting env clearance doesn’t increase forest cover

Vijay Pinjarkar, Times News Network, 10 April 2019 Link to the news article
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Save our mangroves: Once a 300 acre of wetland, now turns barren and dry

Mirror Now, 8 April 2019 Link to the news article In the coastal town on Uran, an anonymous piece of...
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Indian conservationists credit sewage runoff with rise in flamingo populations

Guy Davies, 4 April 2019  Link to the news article Indian conservationists credit sewage runoff with rise in flamingo populations But the...
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Activist files PIL, questions legality of coastal road

Times News Network, 4 April 2019 Link to the news article
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15087
Hectares of mangroves notified as Reserved Forest in the State of Maharashtra
98%
Public transport Vehicles converted to CNG
3500
square kilometers of forest prevented from denotification in Vidarbha
176
households provided with renewable energy in buffer areas of Pench and Tadoba tiger reserve

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